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Australian registry suspends domain of far-right website as The Daily Stormer finds agreement with Icelandic hosting provider

September 18, 2017

On September 18, 2017, far-right website Gab.ai published a letter it received from its domain registrar ASIA Registry, in which it warned the website that it would cancel its domain name on September 23, 2017 for violations of the anti-discriminatory laws of Australia, where ASIA Registry is...

New Zealand Court of Appeal Found a Facebook Page Owner Not Liable for Defamatory Comments Posted by Others

September 23, 2014

Recently, the Court of Appeal of New Zealand decided Christopher Robert Murray And Ors v Ian Wishart and ruled that a third party publisher - the owner of a Facebook page that contained comments by others - was not liable for defamation without actual knowledge, overturning a previous 'ought to have...

Australian Government's Leaked Proposal to Force ISPs to Monitor Copyright Infringement

July 30, 2014
A discussion paper from the Australian Government titled "Online Copyright Infringement" leaked a few days ago. The paper included proposals to amend Australian copyright law and force ISPs to monitor copyright infringment. Under the proposal, ISPs may be requested to help to prevent Australians...